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Dinosaur tracks discovered in China

The tracks were found on a rural mountain road in Longjing city in August 2015, Xinhua news agency quoted the scientists from China, South Korea and the US as saying.

Mar 11, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Analysis of Neanderthal dental plaque has revealed a varied and "modern-looking" vegetarian diet.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Revealed – Take a look at Britain's 'oldest' Iron Age gold gems discovered in Staffordshire

Revealed – Take a look at Britain's 'oldest' Iron Age gold gems discovered in Staffordshire

Mark Hambleton and Joe Kania unearthed the gold items just below the ground in an area of moorland on a farm in the English county of Staffordshire, Xinhua news agency reported. 

Mar 01, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Scientists discovered the new species, which they call Knoetschkesuchus, by carrying out the 3D reconstruction of the fossil skull of a reptile.

Feb 16, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Discovered - Four hidden lakes draining below West Antarctica's Thwaites glacier

Discovered - Four hidden lakes draining below West Antarctica's Thwaites glacier

Research shows that Thwaites Glacier on the edge of West Antarctica is sliding unstoppably into the ocean, mainly due to warmer seawater lapping at its underside.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Orangutan "kiss squeaks" unveil how human language evolved

Orangutan "kiss squeaks" unveil how human language evolved

They found that the animals embedded several different bits of information in their squeaks.

Feb 10, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
 Lost continent under Mauritius found in Indian Ocean

Lost continent under Mauritius found in Indian Ocean

By studying the mineral, zircon, found in rocks spewed up by lava during volcanic eruptions, the scientists concluded that remnants of this mineral were far too old to belong to the island of

Feb 01, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Hearing voices: Baboon calls contain evidence of origins of human language, say scientists!

Hearing voices: Baboon calls contain evidence of origins of human language, say scientists!

They also found similar muscles in baboon tongues as human tongues which are key to our ability to make vowel sounds.

Jan 12, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Wapato much? Archaeologists unearth 3,800-year-old underwater potato garden in Canada!

Wapato much? Archaeologists unearth 3,800-year-old underwater potato garden in Canada!

The team of archaeologists uncovered the garden during a roadwork.

Dec 29, 2016, 00:00 AM IST
Depths of a Canadian mine reveal two billion-year-old water!

Depths of a Canadian mine reveal two billion-year-old water!

Located in Timmins, Ontario, researchers from the University of Toronto found the primordial water at a depth of 1.5 miles (2.4 km) in Kidd Creek Mine.

Dec 18, 2016, 09:12 AM IST
'World's biggest, best diamonds formed deep inside Earth's mantle'

'World's biggest, best diamonds formed deep inside Earth's mantle'

Researchers from the Gemological Institute of America studied the unique properties of diamonds with similar characteristics to famous stones such as the Cullinan, Constellation and Kohinoor by

Dec 16, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Researchers discover tumour in 255 million-year-old mammalian ancestor

Researchers discover tumour in 255 million-year-old mammalian ancestor

The tumour, found in the extinct species's fossilised jaw, is a benign one made up of miniature, tooth-like structures, they reported in the latest issue of Journal of the American Medical

Dec 09, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
Scientists unlock 51 million-year-old genetic secret to Charles Darwin's theory!

Scientists unlock 51 million-year-old genetic secret to Charles Darwin's theory!

Researchers have identified the cluster of genes responsible for reproductive traits in the Primula flower.

Dec 06, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Mysterious Danish fortress reveals 1000-year-old Viking toolbox!

Mysterious Danish fortress reveals 1000-year-old Viking toolbox!

The tools may have belonged to a craftsman who occupied a workroom in the gatehouse until it collapsed in the late 10th century.

Dec 05, 2016, 23:33 PM IST
Unwrapped: Mummified knees discovered a century ago most likely belong to Egypt's Queen Nefertari!

Unwrapped: Mummified knees discovered a century ago most likely belong to Egypt's Queen Nefertari!

 Queen Nefertari was thought to be the favourite wife of Ramesses II, the empire’s most powerful pharaoh.

Dec 03, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
Early life forms that survived without oxygen discovered

Early life forms that survived without oxygen discovered

The ancient life forms were found fossilised in two separate locations in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:31 PM IST
Is the fountain of life real? Scientists revive mice with blood of human teens!

Is the fountain of life real? Scientists revive mice with blood of human teens!

Young human plasma improves cognition.

Nov 17, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Ancient Stone Age lagoon discovered submerged underwater along Swedish coast! - Watch video

Ancient Stone Age lagoon discovered submerged underwater along Swedish coast! - Watch video

The oldest known stationary fish traps were discovered six years ago in northern Europe by divers, therefore, researchers at the Lund University have revealed the site to be a stone age relic.

Nov 16, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Physicists avoid theories and experiments that make use of Mathematics, says research!

Physicists avoid theories and experiments that make use of Mathematics, says research!

The study shows that physicists pay less attention to theories that are crammed with mathematical details.

Nov 14, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
13-year-old Indo-American Science prodigy awarded 'America's Youngest Scientist'!

13-year-old Indo-American Science prodigy awarded 'America's Youngest Scientist'!

Her revolutionary development of a Wind Energy Device is what made everyone stand up and take notice.

Oct 25, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

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